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    September 7, 2012
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i was really taken back, you know,. >> reporter: it's the talk of the campus here. word of a call girl scandal involving members of the high school's talented football team. >> they're boys, football players. it's test of the going. i'm not sure it's right, but that is not cool. >> hosting out of maryland tonight. >> reporter: it happened after this game that made the sports show last friday night in durham, carolina, they won big winning. >> this time to cameron philips. >> reporter: according to the washington post long after te game, five damath appliers went surfing the internet look for an escort service. they found one and ordered three women to their hotel room. it was five in the morning. >> the school first learned of it on tuesday afternoon and
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began an investigation. five students and their families were notified that they would face discipline airy procedures. >> reporter: at the school this morning, the principal, dr. daniel mcmann, read a statement to reporters. >> the school community is saddened and hurt by the actions of those who do not reflect the character of the community. >> reporter: dr. mcmann said 65 players and 18 adult chaperones went to durham last week. >> expectations were re- enforced throughout the trip and we conducted room checks and monitor hallways. checks were at 1:30 a.m. saturday morning and the hallways monitored until after 4:30 a.m. >> reporter: according to one account, the boys in that hotel room got more than they bargained for. >> and then he said it was a transvestite. it was a man, not even a woman. i was like oh, my gosh. >> reporter: some parents say they're using the sordid affair as a teaching tool. >> it's funny. my son said this morning, it's very upset, mom, it's not fair
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they're disciplining the students. the teacher should have been there. it was their responsibility. i said chase, it's your responsibility to be accountable for your ownaks. not the school. that is an individual responsibility. and i think that he gets it, but we're going to continue to talk about this going forward. >> reporter: late today, the school officials say the five players have been expelled or withdrawn from school. tandthey sehind their coach right now, the head coach elijah brooks. >> still a developing story. bob barnard, thank you. a former top democrat in falls, virginia, will spend the next two decades behind bars. in may, he was found guilty of molesting two girls during his daughter's sleepover party and denied wrongdoing, professing his innocence during the sentenceing. he is the former chairman of the fall's church democratic committee. his wife robin is the mayor and current member of the city council. prince georges county police are trying to track down
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the suspect wanted in two bank robberies. they released the photos hoping you recognized him and the most recent happened yesterday. he employed he had a weapon and took off with the cash. the same man claimed he had a bomb when he held up another bank in august. anyone with information, call police. with his convention over, president obama ran smack into the harsh reality of the bleak report of the nation's unemployment outlook. mitt romney pounced on the figures that it's fresh evidence it's time to put someone new in the oval office. tom fitzgerald is following this full day of campaigning. everyone was there today. >> reporter: they sure were. all four candidates, the democratic and republican tickets were out there trying to drum up votes and with them was the new jobs report out by the labor department and good news or bad news, depending on which campaign rally you were
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listening to. >> reporter: as bruce springstein blaired through the arena, president obama accepted the democratic nomination on thursday and the boss was still blaring on friday. the president made his first post convention appearance to new hampshire talking about jobs. >> we know it's not good enough. we need to create more jobs faster. >> reporter: the august jobs report found unemployment fell from 8.3 to 8.1%, but critics tag the numbers disappointing because there is -- a bigger drop was expected. republicans blasted the president's record on jobs but he told supporters the numbers are moving in the right direction. >> today we learned that after losing around 800,000 jobs a month when i took office, business, once again, added jobs for the 30th month in a row. a total of more than 4.6 million jobs. >> reporter: the jobs report coinsided with the first day of
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post convention campaigning for both the obama-biden ticket and romney-ryan team. >> the jobs numbers were very disappointing. >> reporter: as mitt romney flew into iowa, he quickly zeroed in on the sluggish job number telling fox news he rejects the white house position that month-to-month reports do not tell the whole story of job creation. >> if you look over the last several quarters, the last several years, you see the continued pattern. >> reporter: it's back to work for both campaigns. since the first presidential debate sleighted for denver, colorado, in 2 1/2 weeks. you know, much like the republicans last week, president obama received a modest poll bounce. the new gallop poll out shows obama leading mitt romney 48-
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45% and gallop previously had the race with obama out front 47% to 46%. not quite the bump. >> and fell close. thank you, tom fitzgerald. about 800 people crowded into an open air barn to listen to ann romney. they believe it the push voters to favor the republican ticket in november. john henrehan has more. >> reporter: it was built as a women for mit rally, they gathered inside a barn in loudoun county, virginia. the voters favored obama in '08 and went solidly republican in subsequent elections. ann romney, who has been involved with riding horses since her childhood, and later used horses as therapy joked about the political rally. >> i should tell you i feel at home. i am in a barn.
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so, let's talk horse sense. >> reporter: the wife of the gop nominee criticized the obama administration for its failure to fully revive the economy more quickly. >> just what this economy has done to women. it hit them harder than men. >> reporter: ann romney implored the largely female audience to support her husband's presidential bid. >> reporter: will tell you, he will not let you down he will be, there and he will not fail. >> reporter: the partisan crowd clearly loved her performance. >> she's awesome. she will be a wonderful first lady, a portrait of grace and strength and is just the kind of woman we need in the white house and leading our nation. >> reporter: the people in this group with whom we spoke believe the state of the economy will convince voters to support the republican ticket. >> and i think the economy got
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worse and worse over time, and i think obama made a lot of promises and broke a lot of hearts, and i think it's time we turn things around. >> reporter: ann romney's remarks lasted 10 minutes and she spent a longer amount of time working the crowd encouraging the women to volunteer to help the gop campaign over the next 60 days in loudoun county, virginia, john henrehan, fox 5 news. it was not your typical rescue. firefighters were called to sugarloaf mountain after a man fell into a vineyard. the man was unconscious when they found him. they managed to pull him out and he was flown to baltimore shock trauma it's unclear how he fell. police are investigating. and fox 5 is monitoring metro tonight. taking metro this weekend,
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expect delays and three redline stations will replace the work. four others will have limited service. the repairs start at 10 and continue through the system closing sunday night. a traffic alert for drivers in northern virginia. a new ramp and flyover bridge will open tomorrow, directly connecting the dulles access highway and the beltway. this is a view from sky fox. the hope is that it will improve safety and convenience for drivers going to dulles airport and anyone else using the toll road and also meant to ease congestion around the beltway and route 267. up next on fox 5 news at 5, a big night at national stadium as steven straussburg gears up for his last home game. we'll talk to an expert about why he is being shut down with the playoffs around the corner. gary. >> and not a bad night for a ball game out there in. it's a little on the warm side. a little on the humid side and if it rains at nats park tonight, that will be the only place we get any rain. how about that? the complete weekend forecast is coming up and looks like it's going to be pretty good. we'll have a look at that coming up.
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stay with us. [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient.
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this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia,
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we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. . the nationals may have the best record in baseball, but that hasn't stopped the fans from worrying. steven strauss bug makes one of the final starts today. fox 5s dave ross is live from nats park. i guess we have to come to grips with this one, don't we? >> reporter: i think so, maureen. why worry, people? i know, everyone's talking about steven strauss bug. we get it and we understand it.
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the team, the rest of the team is oblivious to this and they won again last night, 9-2 over the cubs and sweeping them in the four-game set and there were two bench-clearing incidents in the game. and they won eight of the last nine games, 33 games over 500 that is a franchise record. the focus is around steven straussburg and this is the final home start of the year and that is against the marlins. he's at 156 and a third innings. if he goes six tonight and on wednesday, the final start at new york, the average, that putting him at 168 and a third. zimmerman last year, recovering from tommy john surgery and pitched before setting him down and that is to zimmerman a year ago. straussburg dominated the marlins 2-1, with a 2.96e.r.a. and lashed out. a bit of revenge on the minds
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for him tonight and to rock in the park and i talked to him. and he said we have another team, not just striven strauss bug. we're going to be fine without him. >> we've had to deal with injury all season and for our team, that shows how strong our team is, so, and he sunbelievable ball player and talent. one guy is not going to bring the team down and that is unfortunate to lose him and we wish he could be there the whole way. at the same time, we know we can go through and did it all year. >> reporter: and it's been hitting the baseball. i think people are starting to realize that maybe, just maybe, without straussburg in the playoffs, they can come alive and make up for the difference and only time will tell. the players are telling you don't worry, come on out and we're going to be fine and
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later, more from danny espinosa and more from the team. >> this is a team sport, after all. >> it is. >> and we'll see you later. >> you got it. and fans are upset that strauss bug is being shut down. scott epseley is a physical therapist in sports medicine at georgetown university hospital. thank you for coming in. >> you're welcome. >> i so this as a matter of priorities. you have a young, obviously gifted athlete who has had some serious arm surgery and does host to make a run and make a world series? will he hang has head on that or does he want a long career and being successful and never get back to the world series? do you see it in those terms? >> as a medical professional, that is not how we're looking at things and they're building a team with longevity in his
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mind and our main concern is the longevity of the athletes and we wanted to keep him hill -- him healthy over the long haul. >> and from what i understand, this is a surgery where can come back from it once but not twice, is that right? there are a number of major league players coming back from it several times and, in fact, they usually don't return to the same level. >> it's an exact science, isn't it in today is the day and because an arbitrary number of innings was pulled out of a hat, right? >> and it might be the nationals have looked across the board to other people with the surgery and how they have done over the long-term and that is not an exact science. >> and where do you see this go from here? on is he going to get shut
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down? the philosophy with the players these days? >> and what you will find, they will build him up again and he will pipe to the same number of innings he would have had he not had the surgery. you're taking time for this to revascularrize and to return to the graph. keep in mind as well, the shoulder. he's had some time off, a significant amount of time off. >> all right, scott epsley, thank you for coming in. >> you're welcome. talking some weather this inside can -- friday and looking good out there, right? hopefully the last gasp of 90 degrees. >> yeah, yeah. >> and that is sticky out there. >> yeah, yeah. >> i'm not complaining, just saying. >> and i got you. no where. in terms of the weekend, i think we have a four- to five- hour period of the entire weekend that we have to be concerned w. some showers and thunderstorms in the forecast for tomorrow, and there is a
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good likelihood they come through and may be severe and that will be addressed in the main weather. and this evening, spotty thunderstorm out there and a spotty shower. very, very isolated. 99.9% of us will stay dry and there is a storm now. i call that a storm because i can see some lightning around it and i'm not seeing it on sentinel radar. between martinsburg and boonesboro, they coming into about moving into wash county there and that is out of morgan- berkeley county and heading to fredericks county and this developed in the last 20 minutes or so. i think what we get this afternoon and evening, very, very isolated and that will rain itself out and so that activity? that will ramp up again tomorrow, tomorrow afternoon
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and ahead of a significant cold front. ninety in town and gaithersburg and usually it's cooler and frederick is silting at 93 degrees; monasses, 88 and there is that respectable humidity. the heat index values in the lower 90s for everyone, unless you're in frederick and feels like it's 100 degrees and this is that forecast. isolateed and again, a chance of severe thunderstorms tomorrow. a four- to five-hour window. the full weather forecast. >> thank you, gary. from las vegas to afghanistan. fresh off his nude photo scandal in sin city, prince harry is back at work and has been shipped off to afghanistan. next. if you have a story idea, call 202-895-5,000 or www.fox5tips@wttg.com. anncr: this casino's in west virginia.
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but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia.
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. prince harry is third in line to the british throne and in is back on the front line. he's returning to afghanistan after a -- for a combat tour. >> the move comes after embarrassing photos in las vegas making their way around the world. amy kellogg has the latest details. >> reporter: britain's prince harry started a four-month deployment in a front-line position in afghanistan. he will be an apache copilot gunner providing support to coalition comrades and potentially firing on enemy targets. now, the news of prince harry's assignment was embargoed until captain harry wales arrived in country this morning, the third in line was hustled home from afghanistan in 2008 after journalists blew his cover, breaking a media vow of silence on this issue. the department of defense had recalled harry at that time deeming that the fact that his identity was revealed would make his entire squadron much more of a target.
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this time, he is not spending most of his time on the ground, rather, in the air and defense officials have domed that as apache helicopters are targets for the taliban, the prince's presence doesn't change the equation. he wanted to return since 2008, and this is what prince harry said after the last aborted mission. >> i am sorry to disappoint. i thought i could stay through the end in combat with them. our guys and the colonel himself. >> reporter: this also puts harry's hurrah in vegas a few weeks back into some perspective. ahead of the trip, he had expressed the need to blow off steam. so that doesn't explain the naked photos that leaked to the press. we do now know that prince harry had planned the blowout trip with friends in vegas ahead of a deployment to afghanistan that he had known about for some time n. london, amy kellogg, fox news. a grandmother's gift. up next at 5, the couple is the proud parents of a new born
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girl thanks to the grandmother who carried the child. and hoping to sell your home? this might be a time to do it. a closer look at the housing market. [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient.
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this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message.
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. a followup on a story we brought you last month. a young couple who once thought they would never have their own children welcomed their first daughter into the world. they did so with the help of a little girl's grandmother who carried the baby for them. here's more. >> reporter: this is elle cynthia jordan, the baby the parents can't believe is finally here. >> we're doing good. i mean besides lack of sleep, which is, which we knew was coming, we could not be happier to dream, literally a dream come true. we never thought we were going
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to be in this place. >> no. >> reporter: that's because emily had a radical hysterectomy more than 22 years ago, after being diagnosed with cervical cancer. she lost a baby then, too, and was able to keep her ovaries. so her mom, grandma, offered to carry a baby for them and recently gave birth to baby elle. some wonder how a 53-year-old woman could make a sacrifice or give such a gift. >> i feel like it's a gift to me. i got to give this -- i did. and i don't think that you can minimize the good that i'm getting out of this, too. >> the amount to feed you. >> i have a beautiful grandchild in my life forever and that is a beautiful thing. >> one thing she asked and to
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raise the baby right. she's going do what she has to do. >> reporter: grandma couldn't agree more. >> when i watched both of them hold the baby and look into her face -- . >> i knew you would do it. >> reporter: that is just sorry. it's like every, everything i could have imagined wanting for them. >> are you ready to wake up yet? >> this is what this is all about for me. to give them that opportunity to fall madly in love in two seconds with someone, and they have both done it. i see that love on their faces for elle. >> reporter: it's gone so well, that she said she would do it again. >> anything that goes through -- i have gone through makes it 100% worth it. i couldn't be happier.
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>> nor could emily and mike. >> i can't stop holding her and kissing her and telling her i love her. >> nope, she's perfect. >> reporter: allison seymour, fox 5 news. a health alert about the west nile virus. the center for disease control said the virus more deadly than ever this year the first time in the country. two cases reported in the district, one deadly. maryland has had 21 cases this year so far, virginia, 5. on fox 5 morning news, the former d.c. health director joined us and explained how people can keep safe during the outbreak. >> just don't get bitten by a mosquito. seriously, and focus on the ways to prevent that. a lot of good guidance, don't let standing water be around, protect yourself with mosquito repellant and fix those broken screens and doors. they will help us to be safe. >> dr. walk said one of the problems with west nile is that people may not feel symptoms immediately after being bit. we have dr. walks' complete interview on the website, go to www.myfoxdc.comcom and click on
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the morning page. encouraging news about home sales. the fewer homes on the market and sales are up. that means prices are rising. joining us is joan cromwell. thank you for being here tonight. >> thank you for having me. >> and are we in the seller's market again? >> we're absolutely in a seller's market at this point. the absorption rate with the rate at which houses would be sold in the market is hovering between 50 and 60%. if it's below 30%, it's balanced, below 20%, it's the buyer's market. >> we know the economy is still shaky. what is driving the increasing home sales? >> i believe there are four factors. number one, washington, d.c., has not been as hard hit as other places earn the country. that is no consolation for people who were hit. but, we're in pretty good economic times here. two, there is pent-up demand. a lot of mean were uncertain --
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people were uncertain and sat back and waited. the families have ground and need more space. they're moving forward and committing to the property. number three, the interest rates can't be ignored, particularly when can you lock in for 30 years at 3 1/2%, you know, to make the leap. >> right. >> and i know there is another side to this story, though, sellers are still struggling. in fact, the national association of realtors reported that one in five homes on the market in july was listed for six months or longer. what does thateral say then about the bigger picture here? >> well, the bigger picture is, you know, nationwide, there is some room for growth. the rest of the country is, you know, is coming along slower than the washington, d.c., area. in washington, d.c.,not seeing what they reporting nationwide. inventory is down significantly. d.c. inventory is down 36% and northern virginia, montgomery county is 30 and 28%
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respectively. so, invenitory is down. and there is nothing for buyers to buy. >> all right, if you're trying to sell your home, is this a good time or do you think things are better? should someone hold up for a while? >> we're seeing upward pressure on some prices. so, a crystal ball? perhaps people would get more money at a later time and if you're looking for a quick and easy sale, absolutely now is a time to be selling. >> and this is the final question. are we going to see conditions like years ago with the bidding wars and where that is crazy. >> we are there and i participated in one where the buyer had 15 offers on the property and had several
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listings this year and many of my buyers are in a position to where they receiving multiple offers. >> and here we go again. >> yes. >> and depending on how you look at it, it's good news and seems like people are doing better and maybe they're buying and sellers are getting something out of it. >> absolutely. >> and thank you for your insight. >> thank you for having me. scary moments on a utah highway after a man loses consciousness on the wheel. his three-year-old daughter in the back seat. and a marriage proposal goes awry. why the married couple had to call 911 for help. anncr: this casino's in west virginia.
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but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and...
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...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia.
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this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. . a utah sheriff's deputy saved the life of a driver and
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his girl. he passed out as the car continued to move and the car ended up in the middle of the freeway as the other cars were speeding to get around him. the deputy stepped in, jumped into the cruiser, reached into the open window and pulled the emergency brake. >> the main thought was to get the car stopped. i have daughters myself and there is a little girl in the back seat and there is a lot of traffic. >> the driver was treated at a area hospital. investigators are not sure what made the man lose consciousness. a marriage proposal turned into a rescue mission in michigan. the detroit area couple was taking a canoe trip near lake huron last saturday. he proposed to his girlfriend and she accepted and then heavy waves as he started pushing them further away from shore. they were not able to paddle back and ended up stranded on north eland. eventually, they called 911 and police used gps to track them down. >> that is a good sign. together and with god, we'll
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get through anything. if this is the worst that is going to happen in our life and marriage, it's awesome. our life will be awesome together. >> they plan to invite the two officers who rescued them to their wedding. is it too soon to talk about a beltway world series? the nats have the best record in baseball. the os are in first place in the al east. dave ross will have more next. and plus, could khloe kardashian be calling fox her new home? details of the show she auditioned for. >> and the weekend forecast. we'll be right back. i'm barack obama, and i approvoe this message. mitt romney's position on women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care.
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vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades.
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this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget,
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you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. together we'll go far. but it makes millions off west marylanders every year. wells fargo. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. . rodger clemons will be back on the mound tonight. he's 50 and has the second start with the sugarland skiers of the independent atlantic league and it will be unlike any in the career. the man who will be catching
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clemons is the oldest son kobe. he's taking each at a time and has no plans to make a major league comeback. he pitched 3 and a third scoreless innings. fresh off of their sweep of the cubs, the nationals are looking to build on their lead as they take on the last-place marlins. the nats are not the only first- place teams in the area. the orioles are tied atop the al east and take on the yankees. and dave ross has more on why the yankees get to -- go there. >> and that is called quirky scheduling. >> and right now, the marlins are down on their luck. seven 1/2 games above atlanta and everyone is talking about steven straussburg making his last start against the marlins. and in the last 9 games, the
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nats have been on fire. in the nine games, they outscored the opposition by 43 runs to a tune of 70-27 and that is unbelievable. danny espinosa said we're doing just fine. >> you hit six home runs and set a team record and come back the next night and get the six home runs to back that up. >> and everyone is at the place now and this is comfortable. when you go on the team, you're getting pitches and you're not missing them. that is the biggest thing and -- and you are not missing the pitches. >> is it one thing where you feed off of each other now and see one guy doing it, like adam laroche and so on and so forth? >> and that is not like a home run. why do you want to get a couple
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of base hits, you address the team and don't want to be the loose person of the team and everyone said it's contageous. >> and this is, as you closed in on a division title and we have magic numbers out there and that is the sort of thing. what is that like? >> exciting. >> and i have never been in this opportunity. excited and they behind us. you go out there and do what we do and not let down. >> that smile gave espinosa away and they're excited about that and should be excited in baltimore. the orioles put on a show, too and that home run by matt wieners and tied it at 6 and the eighth inning, watch here. adam jones. there it goes. the 28th home run of the year,
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the os hit six home runs in their own and they trying to match the nats and right now, the orioles are tied with the yankees for first place in the al east and could we have a beltway world series? to quote james bond, never say never again. you never know. >> and that is going to be fun. and talking weather. not a bad night and hood about not -- hot but not bad. >> it's a great night. tomorrow, there is a 1:00 game at nats park and the send of that might be in jeopardy and that is about a four- or five- hour window to be concerned about. and on to sunday looks nice. temperatures in the upper 80s and that is feels like the lower 90s for everyone and one
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more day with heat and on this side of the front today and tomorrow and that is going to allow a lot of meet heat and severe thunderstorms, and technically, we're outlook tomorrow afternoon for the possibility of some severe weather. we'll keep an eye on that. saturday and sunday, pardon me, looks dry and cooler around here. and next week, we were talking about this yesterday, next week is still looking real, real nice and we can turn a corner around here like that and that is happening in september. and we have showers and thunderstorms and some that are severe. the front going on through and this is selling on in and settles for sunday and then it looks like it's going to be around for a few days. in monday, tuesday, wednesday and that is going to be
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comfortable. feeling like 90, 92 with the humidity, the thunderstorms are coming through and about 7 or 8:00 and on to sunday, not perfectly sunny. cooler and temperatures in the upper 70s to 80 degrees and, keep in mind, that sunday afternoon we'll have some clouds forming in the afternoon. and that is not going to be perfectly sunny and that is going to be much cooler and very, very refreshing air coming on in. no thunderstorms around the city now. the thunderstorm now that we're watching south of hagerstown, that is about -- well, parts of it are crossing over 70 and this is northwestly now in washington county. and it was around martinsburg earlier and this is growing to the east and to the northeast and you can see all of the frequent lightning bolts and there is some lawyer night like lightning in this from what we were seeing earlier and that is continuing to happen. in thurmont or northern sections here of frederick county, this will probably cross over the mountains there
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and basically get you before it's all said and done. north of boonsboro, downsville and coming on through you across to 68 and 70 as well. very, very close to hagerstown and that is the only game in town now and that is going to be very, very isolated this evening. sitting at 88 degrees and that is feeling like 92. look at frederick right now. feels like 99, wow, annapolis, not bad. 89 in quantico and feels like 96 degrees. the evening's forecast, not bad. an isolated thunderstorm, meaning one or two fair skies by 9 and by 11:00. we have been real, real nice today, the high pressure is just hot and looking back out here, you so showers and thunderstorms. but those are going calm down as they get closer to us and we'll get the debris cloudiness from that late tonight and that is about all. we're mostly fair overnight tonight, 72 here in town and out in the subissues, very pleasant overnight tonight and temperatures will fall eventually into the 60s and
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tomorrow, sunny start and we'll be getting hot by noon. we're dry through noon and then it's the afternoon and evening that we're talking about, the possibility of the strong thunderstorms and, again, high temperatures tomorrow in the upper 80s and your fox 5 accuweather seven-day forecast, it's a good looking and this is one of the best we have given. >> i think you're right. >> and doing that for a couple of weeks. 88 tomorrow, strong thunderstorms and 80o sunday and in the 70s on monday and into tuesday and yawl into the 80s out of the middle to ladder -- latter part of next week. >> football. >> yes. >> and thanks, gary. it's not exactly what students expected to see this afternoon when they were called into the gym for an assembly. suddenly, all of the teachers joined together to welcome
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everyone to the new school and they moved into the new building over the summer. this afternoon's performance, including teacher's dancing to the hit song call me maybe, brought a lot of smiles to the studentss faces. if you're a fan of rihanna, she will be performing in d.c. next year and her world tour was officially announced today. she will be singing in more than two dozen cities and will perform at the verizon center april 29th and in baltimore at march 12th at the first marina, rena and that is it. the tickets go on sale next friday. the talk of up to, tmz and khloe kardashian could be taking over as host of the x factor and learning more about britney spears' rocky start on the show and harvey levin joins us live from l.a. fill us in on this.
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>> first of all, i love marina marina. >> and you know when it doesn't register? -- register? good grief. >> and that sounded awesome. >> and this is what is going on. an 85% chance we're told that she will sign and will be the host. i think it's going to happen. the producers loved it. i have to tell you, it makes sense to me that the circle is complete. what you do is you have britney spears and demi losoughto as judges and khloe who knows both of them and they like each other and that is literally the x factor, where everyone knows each other and joke around and it's comfortable, a young audience. i thank is going happen and it's smart. >> yeah. >> and that said, with what simon told us yesterday on tmz live, the first day britney was on the show. >> uh-huh. >> and doing auditions, she
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said i quit. i can't do this and walked off. and is they la jolla -- they lied to us. she didn't think she could handle it and simon had to talk her into it. >> i love it. >> and to merry christmas doll. enrique age lessias working to be the next jack judge if not, mariah carey has this covered. what is show saying exactly? >> and i am not sure about enrique. i know as of two days ago, they didn't have anybody they wanted. his name is floating around for awhile now. no one other than mariah carey has signed yet. and thatted, we asked her yesterday at the airport what could show do -- could she do it alone. she said absolutely. i could be all of the judges and we started thinking about it. if you, you know, she's nutsy
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and show might have multiple personalities and to have each personality as one judge, they paying her 18 million. if you divide 18 million by four personalities, you're only paying each personality 4.5 million so it would end up -- . >> oh, my gosh, you are hilarious. and thank you for the that scoop and we'll see you at 6:30 after the news edge. new tonight, a rer end breaks her silence after a scary encounter. a gunman robs a victim inside the church. she describes how it happened. >> e. and the scare in the air led to a passenger taken off of the plane at gun point and now, investigators say, a love triangle is to blame. and hiking thousands of miles from delaware del out to san francisco. the details on the dude trek next on the news edge. e news president clinton: this election to me is about which...
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. noosa's robotic rover curiosity is making its mark. the tire tracks are big enough to be seen from space. the tracks were photographed by a nasa satellite circling mars. the tracks will provide nasa with information about the mission of mars. the mission is to look for ingredients that could support life. and thank you for joining us at 5. the news edge at 6 starts now. off of the top, this is surveillance video of a heinous crime, a man robbing two people inside a d.c. church. that man is still on the streets and, first for the -- for the first time, we're hearing from a person who saw what happened. >> reporter: reverend goodw